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Atlanta-based Radio Show Highlights Reality TV, School-to-Prison Pipeline
"The Myra Loves Show" brings in community activists and organizers to discuss and find solutions to widespread issues Saturday, July 14, 2012.
Representatives from the Clayton County, Ga., branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the G-Nation organization, Retention Frontiers, Inc., and host Myra Wright Andrews will all share information sure to inspire individual and community-oriented action and change.
During the popular “Get it off Your Chest” segment, Andrews, also known as Myra Loves, tackles issues presented on VH1’s latest reality TV series, “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta.” She asks, “Can ambitious, talented women become successful without selling themselves?” G-Nation founder, Emeka Uchegbu, will join the discussion to offer insight as listeners call the show to free their minds live on the air.
The Clayton County branch of the NAACP brings voter education and civic engagement knowledge to further empower The Myra Loves Show’s audience. Branch president Cheryl Synamon Baldwin, political action chair David Dopson and intern Kenesha Barksdale will also enlighten the audience on public transportation and the school-to-prison pipeline.
Joseph Bostic, founder of Retention Frontiers, Inc., will end the broadcast by coaching and inspiring listeners to become winners. Additionally, Bostic will share information regarding a free tour of Tuskegee University for seven Atlanta-area high school-aged show listeners, sponsored by his organization.
“The Myra Loves Show” airs live every Saturday from 11 a.m. – noon on WAEC Love 860 AM and streams at http://www.love860.com/
To stay connected, follow The Myra Loves Show on Twitter and like the show on Facebook. For more information, visit myraloves.com.
Crissinda Ponder, Director of Communications